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DVLA car tax changes: Find out how much you will pay from April

New tax rules will end up costing motorists hundreds of pounds when they come into force in April.

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Driving test: Picture posed by models

Figures show 40 learners are caught using driving test impersonators each year

More than 40 learners are caught using impersonators to take driving tests each year, new figures show.

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Nintendo Switch games revealed as launch looms

Nintendo’s brand new console the Switch is out in just over a month’s time and a host of games have been confirmed for the intriguing machine.

Jane Austen’s world turned upside down in Lancaster Grand show

Jane Austen’s world turned upside down in Lancaster Grand show

If you’ve never experienced the sublime silliness of LipService, now’s your opportunity to enjoy their latest comedy classic, Mr Darcy Loses the Plot.

Theatre and Comedy
Macdonald Gisborough Hall Hotel

Travel review: Guisborough, England

Opinion is divided over Brexit – but one thing is for sure – it’s a great way of making sure we stay home and explore the incredible nation that is Great Britain.

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Anne Holmes, right (80-years-old), her daughter Elizabeth Moss (35-years-old) and granddaughter Mary A. Moss (seven-years-old) at Walnut Cottage, no.51 The Row, Silverdale in 1907. Ann was a widow but made a living as a laundress with her daughter. Ann is wearing clothes typical of the older working women of the time. Caps, shawls and wraparound pinafores were the order of the day

Lancaster nostalgia: glimpse of old Silverdale

In the next few weeks we will take a look at the book ‘Old Silverdale, the loveliest spot on Morecambe Bay’ written by Rod J. Ireland.

Limehouse Lizzy play at The Fishpond, Matlock Bath on June 25, 2016

Spirit of Irish rock powers to resort

The spirit of Irish rock icon Phil Lynott and his band Thin Lizzy will be well and truly alive when tribute act Limehouse Lizzy take to the Morecame stage.

Faulty Towers dining experience

Lancaster Borough hosts Fawlty Towers dining experience

Diners will play a part in a live episode of Lancaster’s own version of Fawlty Towers.

Wray 1951: The date on the football says simply 1951 so I can only guess if it was 1950-51 or 1951-52 when Wray were champions of division three of the North Lancs League. Only three names are known, the Titterington brothers from Caton: back row, third from the left is Cecil Titterington. Front row third from left is Alan Titterington and third from the right is twin brother Lionel Titterington.

Lancaster nostalgia: Holroyd brothers

Local historian Terry Ainsworth takes a looks back at the triumph for Wray Football Club.

Richard Thorton visiting his mother's grave in Torrisholme.

Family in appeal to trace Torrisholme grave deed

A family are appealing for information to trace the deed of a Torrisholme grave.

Lancashire has more dogging sites than any other county in the UK

Welcome to Lancashire - dogging capital of the UK

As national titles go, Lancashire’s latest is hardly one to get excited about.

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The Chef Show

Lancaster Dukes serves up delicious drama

Feed your mind and your belly at The Chef Show coming to The Dukes this January.

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One of the pictures taken from Peter Logan which features in the talks.

Morecambe cameraman celebrates 14th year of photo presentations

A Morecambe cameraman will celebrate his 14th year of sharing his photographic adventures with audiences.

Councillor Liz Scott, Armed Forces Champion at Lancaster City Council, Amy Robinson, Northern Area Director of the Royal Air Forces Association, Jane Latin, secretary of the Morecambe branch of the Royal Air Forces Association, and Bob Latin, chairman and treasurer of the Morecambe branch of the Royal Air Forces Association, at the opening of a new RAF drop-in centre at the Gingham Kitchen cafe in Morecambe. Photo by David Hodgson.

Morecambe cafe’s nostalgia for Air Force days

A West End cafe has brought memories flooding back of the time when Morecambe was a base for the Royal Air Force.

Britain’s Got Talent magician star brings tour to Lancaster

Britain’s Got Talent magician star brings tour to Lancaster

A magician will pull out all the tricks as he brings his tour to Lancaster next month.

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Storeys 1975-76.

Lancaster nostalgia: referee’s swift action saved player’s life

Historian Terry Ainsworth looks back on the life of referee Norman “Butch” Palmer.


Meet director of revenge film at Lancaster cinema

There’s a chance to meet the writer, director and star of a new grisly revenge fantasy film at The Dukes cinema on January 16.

TV and Film
Lancaster nostalgia: Methodist Chapel and United Free Church in Wray

Lancaster nostalgia: Methodist Chapel and United Free Church in Wray

Historian David Kenyon takes a look at the history of places of worship in the village of Wray. In the final week David looks at Methodist Chapel and United Free Church.

Leila Costello. Lancaster food review.

REVIEW: Young food fan spills the beans on her dining experience

Little Leila Costello loves food so much she decided to write about it. The eight-year-old has shared her experience of dining at Quite Simply French in Lancaster.

Commodore 64

The future is retro: could your old tech be worth a fortune?

While shiny new PlayStation 4 Slims and Xbox One S games consoles are likely to be high up on the wish lists of many this Christmas, others would like nothing more than to slip back in time to the golden age of video games, between the late 70s and early 90s.
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